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    • Suicide Notes

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Joe Caron
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 137

    Fifteen-year-old Jeff wakes up on New Year's Day to find himself in the hospital. Make that the psychiatric ward. With the nut jobs. Clearly, this is all a huge mistake. Forget about the bandages on his wrists and the notes on his chart. Forget about his problems with his best friend, Allie, and her boyfriend, Burke. Jeff's perfectly fine, perfectly normal, not like the other kids in the hospital with him. Now they've got problems.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining narrative for a serious subject

    • By Leslie H. Nicoll on 03-21-10

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Path of the Green Man

    • Gay Men, Wicca and Living a Magical Life
    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    A handbook containing information of interest to gay men who want to know what paganism and Wicca are, how these traditions speak specifically to them and how to go about beginning to explore pagan spirituality as a rewarding spiritual path. The Path of the Green Man is composed of two parts, arranged in alternating chapters. The first part is a basic primer on paganism and Wicca, on spiritual practice and beginning to play with the tools of spirituality. The second part puts all of this information to use in a practical guide to living the pagan year.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting look at pagan spirituality.

    • By Agape Beacon on 10-09-15

    Regular price: $19.60

    • What We Remember

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Blake Somerset
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    In this suspenseful and deeply moving novel, Michael Thomas Ford propels us beyond smiling holiday photographs and beloved anecdotes to explore the complex ties within one family - and between two very different brothers whom catastrophe will either unite or divide forever....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • False Advertising! This is not a gay story!

    • By Maurice Peterson on 07-12-14

    Regular price: $22.46

    • Z

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Josh is by far the best zombie Torcher around - at least, he is in his virtual-reality zombie-hunting game. Josh has quickly risen through the player ranks, relying on the skill, cunning, and agility of a real Torcher. Charlie is the top-ranked player in the game. Since all the players are shrouded in anonymity, Josh never expects Charlie to be a girl - and he never expects the offer she makes him: to join the underground gaming league that takes the virtual-reality game off the screen and into the streets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • smart and unique

    • By Mario on 02-24-11

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Last Summer

    • By: Ford Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Blake Somerset
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    From the critically acclaimed writer, Michael Thomas Ford, comes a highly anticipated first novel that follows the intertwining lives of three men, set against the backdrop of summer-time in the breezy coastal community of Provincetown.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not breaking any new ground but very entertaining

    • By Gio on 03-14-14

    Regular price: $26.95

    • The Road Home

    • By: Ford Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Blake Somerset
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    When a car accident leaves photographer Burke Crenshaw in need of temporary full-time care, he finds himself back in the one place no forty-year-old chooses to be--his childhood bedroom. There, in the Vermont home where he grew up, Burke begins the long process of recuperation, and watches as his widowed father finds happiness in a new relationship that's a constant reminder of everything Burke wants and lacks. Exploring local history, Burke discovers an intriguing series of letters from a Civil War soldier to his fianc.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unusual! Satisfying!

    • By Jeffrey on 08-05-13

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Full Circle

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Blake Somerset
    • Length: 17 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    History professor Ned Brummel is living happily with his partner of 12 years in small-town Maine when he receives a phone call from his estranged friend - Jack - telling him that another friend - Andy - is very ill and possibly near death. As Ned boards a plane to Chicago on his way to his friend's bedside, he embarks on another journey into memory, examining the major events and small moments that have shaped his world and his relationships with these two very different, very important men.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To Every Season...

    • By Donald on 10-01-13

    Regular price: $26.95

    • Looking For It

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Blake Somerset
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Michael Thomas Ford Mike Monaghan is the bartender at the Engine Room, a meeting place for the small but thriving community of gay men in Cold Falls, New York. As Mike pours beer, wipes glasses and hears everything, he's also witness to the men who come here looking for what they need--sex, direction, friendship, spiritual fulfillment, and love. People like: Stephen Darby--As an accountant, he knows many secrets. But Stephen has his own secret, one he's never been able to share with anyone close to him.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshing and Hot

    • By Tyler Scott Miller on 01-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Changing Tides

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Blake Somerset
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Marine biologist Ben Ransome understands the sea, especially the tiny, beautiful sea slugs he has studied and admired for most of his life. What Ben doesn't understand are people, and now, one of the most important people in his life - his 16-year-old daughter, Caddie - is coming to live with him for the summer. But the sweet, happy child he remembers has been replaced by a wounded, angry stranger who resents everything about her father. Caddie is determined to act out in every way, leaving Ben feeling more alone than ever.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Sounds like a college lecture

    • By Patrick McDonald on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Jane Goes Batty

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    After 200 years undead, Jane Austen still has bite. But will her most recent literary success be her last? Life was a lot easier for Jane when she was just an unknown, undead bookstore owner in a sleepy hamlet in upstate New York. But now the world embraces her as Jane Fairfax, author of the best-selling novel Constance - and she’s having a killer time trying to keep her true identity as the Jane Austen a secret. Even the ongoing lessons in How to Be a Vampire, taught by her former lover Lord Byron, don’t seem to be helping much.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jane Austen as We've Always Wanted Her

    • By Susie on 02-20-14

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me & Other Trials From my Queer Life

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Ryan Borses
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    An irreverent, insightful, and wickedly funny humor collection that shows just how queer life really is by one of the more charming voices in contemporary gay prose. Oh, wait, we're talking about Michael Thomas Ford. Well, he's still a good guy; he's kind to dogs, donates to homeless porn stars, and has stopped sending Mr. Baldwin selfies. Buy this book. He needs a new smartphone to take pictures.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Jane Bites Back

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Two hundred years after her death, Jane Austen is still surrounded by the literature she loves, but now it's because she's the owner of Flyleaf Books in a sleepy college town in Upstate New York. Every day she watches her novels fly off the shelves along with dozens of unauthorized sequels, spin-offs, and adaptations. Jane may be undead, but her books have taken on a life of their own.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It was alright, once you make it through

    • By Amanda on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $22.46

    • Jane Vows Vengeance

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    How will Jane Austen break the news to her fiancé that she’s not only undead, but also a 200-plus-year-old literary icon? In sleepy upstate New York, Jane’s wedding preparations have taken on a bloodsucking intensity. So when Walter suggests they ditch it all and combine their marriage and honeymoon with a house tour of Europe, Jane jumps at the chance to flee Lord Byron and the lingering threat of Charlotte Brontë. But to Jane’s chagrin, more than one secret from her past is about to resurface.

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Lily

    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Pyper Down
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Lily is a girl who discovers she has the ability to see how others will die simply by touching them. Only she doesn't want this gift, and takes extreme measure to protect herself from it. When her mother - because every fairy tale has to have a wicked stepmother - sells Lily's services to an evangelical preacher and his wildly popular travelling tent revival, Lily is torn away from the idyllic place she's always known as home and thrust into a world of greed and manipulation.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The story nor narrator made up for shortcomings

    • By Myztikal on 05-02-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • That's Mr. Faggot to You

    • Further Trials from My Queer Life
    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: Ryan Borses
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    That's Mr. Faggot to You continues Ford's exploration of contemporary gay life. He does not shy away from personal revelations - he recalls his own traumatic high school experiences but recognizes that, years later, he's happier and, more importantly, a great deal more attractive than his classmates - but also offers insight into more political issues such as religion and politics and Wynonna Judd. Never abandoning his caustic wit, Ford is honest to a fault and does not suffer fools or dog-haters lightly.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • It's Not Mean If It's True

    • More Trials from My Queer Life
    • By: Michael Thomas Ford
    • Narrated by: John Detty
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    The author of Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and That's Mr. Faggot to You returns with more skewed observations on the strange state of the queer union. As fans of his previous collections have happily discovered, little escapes his attention, and no topic is too controversial or sacred to be tackled.

    Regular price: $19.95